Aug 02, 2022

Church Relations Manager, Scotland

£32,582 - £38,329 yearly
  • Open Doors UK&I
  • Remote (Scotland, UK)
Full time, Permanent Charity Church/Ministry Faith Based Human Rights Volunteering

Job Description

Full time, 37.5 hours
£32,582 - £38,329
Scotland, Home based with 24 days pa at the Witney office

Are you a committed Christian who is completely in sympathy with the calling and mission of Open Doors?

Do you have experience of managing individuals/volunteers/teams with the ability to motivate, inspire and develop people’s skills?

Do you have strong networks/connections within the Christian community in Scotland?

Open Doors is a Christian charity that is looking to recruit active, practicing Christians to stand in the GAP (give, act, pray) on behalf of persecuted Christians worldwide. Hostility, violence, and abuse of Christians around the globe is on the increase. Open Doors works in over 50 countries to ensure that those facing such persecution are not forgotten, but are strengthened in their faith, to remain strong and resilient in the face of persecution continuing to share Jesus no matter the cost.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational Christian* leader to take the lead on the development of Open Doors partnership with churches across Scotland. We’re looking for a leader who will strengthen Christians in the suffering church through mobilising churches and Christians across Scotland to pray, give and speak out on their behalf. This role represents a strategic opportunity to influence and advocate on behalf of persecuted Christians around the world.

Are you a leader who can bridge and build relationships with the church in Scotland in order to raise awareness and engagement with the persecuted church globally. You will be an individual with vision and skill to increase the depth and breadth of our current investment and to lead on significantly expanding our influence. You will be able to communicate and inspire, build teams with our volunteers and develop and deliver a strategy for engagement and influence.

You will have the opportunity to use your God-given character and talents to contribute to the work of Open Doors and to work with integrity and with purpose. We offer a flexible role with a good work-life balance with huge job satisfaction and the chance to shape and influence your work. You will work with some inspirational people and there are plenty of opportunities to develop your career.

If you are a Christian* looking to make an impact and seeking a new challenge in 2022, here’s how to apply:

  • View the job description for this role
  • Complete the application form
  • Apply online with a cover letter which explains why you are suitable for this role, along with the application form, here: APPLY ONLINE
  • If you experience any issues during the online application process or need to ask any further questions please email: recruitteam@opendoorsuk.org

Closing date: Friday 2nd September 2022, Noon
First interviews: Week commencing Monday 12th September 2022
Second interviews: Monday 26th September 2022, in-person in Scotland

*There is an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for this post to be held by an actively practising Christian who assents to our statement of faith.


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